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  • Nasty Women

    Transgressive Womanhood in American History

    Marian Mollin (ed.)

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    With the Students of HIST 4914 - Spring 2020

    The saying goes that well-behaved women rarely make history. For centuries, American women have been carving out spaces of their own in a male-dominated world. From politics, to entertainment, to their personal lives, women have been making their mark on the American landscape since the nation’s inception, often ignored or overlooked by those creating the record. This collection takes the long view of the American woman and examines her transgressive behavior through the decades. Including stories of women enslaved, early celebrities, engineers, and more, these essays demonstrate how there is no such thing as an “average” woman, as even those ordinary women are found doing extraordinary things. This collection comes at a particularly poignant time, as August 2020 markedthe 100th anniversary of the ratification and adoption of the19th amendment, which – in a landmark for women’s right – granted American women the right to vote.

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    Mollin, M. (ed.) 2021. Nasty Women: Transgressive Womanhood in American History. Blacksburg: Virginia Tech Publishing. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women
    Mollin, M., 2021. Nasty Women. Blacksburg: Virginia Tech Publishing. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women
    Mollin, M. Nasty Women. Virginia Tech Publishing, 2021. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women
    Mollin, M. (2021). Nasty Women. Blacksburg: Virginia Tech Publishing. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women
    Mollin, Marian. 2021. Nasty Women. Blacksburg: Virginia Tech Publishing. DOI: https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women




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    Published on April 15, 2021

    Language

    English

    Pages:

    259

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    EPUB 978-1-949373-53-0
    Paperback 978-1-949373-51-6
    PDF 978-1-949373-52-3

    DOI
    https://doi.org/10.21061/nasty-women



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